To enable students to pursue careers in the pharmaceutical, environmental, biomedical and chemical fields. This is achieved by providing a thorough grounding in all aspects of separation science and mass spectrometry, together with a three-month project placement to ensure a head start into industry and a variety of career opportunities.
Analytical science is the key to reliable analysis, which is essential to most areas of science. This programme has been designed to meet the current and future needs of chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
This unique hands-on course has been established, in recognition of the global shortage of skilled analytical scientists, with backing from many of the industry giants.
- Small class sizes, lectures from the experts in their field and using state of the art liquid chromatographs and mass spectrometers will ensure that you receive first rate up-to date knowledge to advance your career for the next five years and beyond.
- Close links and regular speakers from industrial sponsors and international companies giving students insights and up-to-the-minute knowledge of the subject area.
- A hands-on component, which includes problem solving, represents a significant portion of this programme.
- The three-month industrial placements ensure a head start into industry and open up a variety of career opportunities.
Dr Mark Parkin
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Waterloo Campus; some projects may take place on non-campus locations.
PhD; laboratory-based research careers; other science-related careers.
Year of entry 2013